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When Making Makes No Nuttin’ Difference

We have to be careful here. It’s easy to misconstrue the Christian claim God has created the universe out of nothing. For example, in his popular book Theology and Sanity Frank Sheed writes: “God made it. And He made it of … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing, or When Does Nothing Become Something?

Can we imagine the universe spontaneously emerging from absolute nothing? I would have thought that the answer would, obviously and logically, be no, once nothing is understood as it was defined and understood in classical philosophy. But apparently some physicists … Continue reading

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Exorcizing the God of the Gaps

The rise of modern science created a problem for Christian theology. If God is not scientifically needed to explain why water freezes at 32°F or why the stars come out at night, if the universe is just a self-powered machine … Continue reading

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